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coagulation disorders

Coagulation disorders

The tests allow us to detect the causes of spontaneous bruising, burst blood vessels.

    The package includes:
  • Prothrombin time (PT)
  • Kaolin-Kefalin Time (APTT)
  • Fibrinogen

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Prothrombin time (PT)

Prothrombin time (PT) is one of the tests of the coagulation system, indicating a possible deficiency of factor VII or vitamin K. Abnormal values occur in kidney disease, in the absence of coagulation factors.

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Kaolin-Kefalin Time (APTT)

The kaolin-kefalin time (APTT) is a sensitive review test used to assess coagulation. A prolonged time is indicative of deficiency of individual coagulation factors, heparin/hirudin treatment, acquired lupus anticoagulant. A shortened time may be an expression of hypercoagulability.

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Fibrinogen is formed in the liver and is involved in clot formation. Increased values occur during menstruation, pregnancy, nephrotic syndrome, glomerulonephritis, trauma, collagenoses (lupus erythematosus, periarteritis nodosa), it is also a risk factor for ischaemic heart disease. Decreased values may occur in congenital fibrinogen deficiency, liver disease, DIC, acute promyelocytic leukaemia, cancer, infectious mononucleosis.

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